Binod Subedi

NRB governor sees economy growing by 7% this fiscal year

April 18, 2019 08:47 AM

BIRATNAGAR, April 18: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Chiranjibi Nepal has said that the economy will grow by more than 7 percent this fiscal year.

Ex-king's vehicle hits motorcycle, one dead

April 11, 2019 12:39 PM

BIRATNAGAR, April 11: A person was killed while another injured after a vehicle (Ba 3 Cha 7962) after a car used by former king Gyanendra Shah hit a motorcycle (Ko 15 Pa 9978) at Itahari-8 yesterday night.

Thousands affected at Koshi Zonal Hospital

April 11, 2019 08:03 AM

BIRATNAGAR, April 11: Doctors unhappy with their adjustment, or appointment at health institutions in the provinces and local units have been protesting all over the country for the past three days as of Wednesday. Biratnagar’s Koshi Zonal Hospital, has also halted its Out Patient Department (OPD) services, which was partially open till Tuesday, in accordance with the ongoing protests by the government doctors.

Professors demand action against bribe-accused PU dean

February 26, 2019 05:20 AM

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 25: Professors of Purbanchal University (PU) have demanded the concerned authorities to book the university's dean Shubha Narayan Pathak for his involvement in a bribery case involving former CIAA commissioner Raj Narayan Pathak, who happens to be his brother.

Tipper kills one more person in Biratnagar

February 11, 2019 06:15 AM

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 11: It had not even been a month since a tipper crushed eleven-year-old Laxmi Dhakal of Sundar Haraicha to death, and another youth of Biratnagar died the same death on Sunday.

Tipper-trucks threaten commuters and pedestrians

January 30, 2019 08:53 AM

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 30: Laxmi Dhakal, 11, of Sundar Haraincha-9 lost her life on Monday after being crushed by a tipper-truck (Na 3 Kha 3355) heading toward Biratnagar from Biratchowk. Three months ago, thirty-five-year old Gita Katuwal of Rautamai Municipality-2 of Udayapur died after a tipper-truck hit her scooter in Sundar Haraincha. She died on the way to hospital.

Curfew in Morang localities after tipper-truck kills child

January 28, 2019 14:18 PM

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 29: Following the death of a girl who was mowed down by a tipper-truck at Sundar Haraincha-9 of Morang district on Monday morning, the District Administration Office imposed a curfew from 11 am to contain surging protests and agitations by the locals. The curfew was lifted at 8 pm.

Relatives torch trucks after 11-year-old killed in Biratnagar

January 28, 2019 12:02 PM

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 28: Relatives of 11-year-old Laxmi Dhakal have torched 10 trucks after she was killed on the spot by a speeding truck, Na 3 Kha 3355 while crossing the road. The truck was heading to Biratnagar from Biratchaur when it hit Dhakal at Sishau Ghari-9.

Morang businesspeople protest rising lending rates

January 27, 2019 09:28 AM

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 27: Entrepreneurs in the eastern region of the country have announced protest programs against the concerned bodies for excessive interest rates.

Koirala trio commit to remain united for party legacy

November 18, 2018 17:55 PM

MORANG, Nov 18: Three key Nepali Congress members from Koirala family have committed to remain united to protect the family legacy in the party.

Biratnagar town connected with Indian railway network

November 5, 2018 08:23 AM

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 5: Locals in Budhangar, a town near the Nepal – India border, were excited since early morning on Sunday. The much-awaited Bathnaha - Katahari railway service was expected to kick off on the day. Though a train engine was to reach the town on a test drive, locals were overjoyed when they reached the Budhanagar railway station, some of them were carrying flowers and garlands in hand.

Human right activist Pyakurel appointed as Province-1 planning commission vice-chair

October 31, 2018 16:15 PM

MORANG, Oct 31: The province 1 government has appointed human rights activist and chairperson of human right organization INSEC, Subodh Raj Pyakurel as Vice-Chairman of the provincial planning commission.

Detainees escape police cell through ventilation

October 27, 2018 07:25 AM

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 27: Two persons kept under judicial custody at the Area Police Office, Rani, in connection with a murder investigation, escaped by breaking the ventilation window of the cell on Thursday.

Province 1 CM proposes to decentralize provincial capital

September 30, 2018 06:27 AM

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 30: Province 1 Chief Minister (CM) Sherdhan Rai has initiated discussions to seek support for his proposal to decentralize the provincial capital by scattering ministries in various districts of the province.

Lack of strict laws encouraging illegal extraction from rivers

September 6, 2018 02:30 AM

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 6: On Tuesday, five tractors were seized for illegally extracting and supplying construction materials from the Gachiya River.

Pesticide found in school water tank, 26 children fall ill

August 15, 2018 07:32 AM

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 15: Altogether 26 students of Shree Secondary School of Letang-6, Morang have fallen ill Tuesday after drinking water from the school’s water tank, which was poisoned with pesticide. District Police Office, Morang has informed that the condition of four students is serious.

Farm equipment rental service to be started in all provinces

July 2, 2018 05:10 AM

BIRATNAGAR, July 2: According to Yubak Dhoj GC, secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives, the government decided to open farm equipment rental service with the objective of reducing cost of production of farmers, encourage youth toward farming and encourage use of farming equipment.

Locals prevent Indian company from digging no mans' land

June 28, 2018 04:05 AM

BIRATNAGAR, June 28: Locals of Buddhanagar of Biratnagar-18 have been successful in stopping an Indian company from digging the no man's land by using a bulldozer.

Opposition leaders 'not given chance to speak' in province assembly

June 15, 2018 06:00 AM

BIRATNAGAR, June 15: Opposition members of Province 1 Assembly have accused the ruling party members of trying to prevent them from speaking in the assembly.

Developing Betana wetland in 20 years

June 2, 2018 10:30 AM

BIRATNAGAR, June 2: Situated at Morang’s Belbari, the Betana wetland is a popular tourism hub. The records of the wetland show that five hundred to eight thousand three hundred visitors visit the wetlands on a day-to-day basis contributing to its annual revenue of 15 million (sawa-crore).